Classroom Course » The Trans-theoretical Model of Change: Stages of Change Training-of-Trainers

Dates & Times:
March 05, Thursday 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Hosted By:
DBH Training Institute

Registration is Closed

This course is designed to prepare trainers, supervisors, and other management level employees who work within the DBH system to be both experts and educators in the Stages of Change. The Stages of Change incorporates a person-centered approach to treatment that will increase the likelihood that consumers will successfully follow a course of action toward behavior change.Through interactive activities, small group presentations, role plays and other practice exercises, participants will become equipped to teach the concepts, techniques, and practical application of the stages of change. The course will focus on building confidence and skill in the delivery of educational concepts associated with the Stages of Change. Attendees will review theories of adult learning, prepare and facilitate a portion of the curriculum which reinforces competency and enhances presentation skills.
  1. Define the Stages of Change.
  2. Identify the common characteristics of each stage of change.
  3. Demonstrate ability to use clinical interventions applicable to each stage of change. 
  4. Identify at least two facilitation methods that motivate adult learning.
  5. Demonstrate successful facilitation of a 15-minute teach-back on the concepts and application of the Stages of Change.
Intended Audience:
Trainers, supervisors and other management-level staff of mental health and/or substance use agencies
DBH 64 New York Avenue
Training Room (284E)
64 New York Avenue, NE
2nd Floor - East
Washington, District of Columbia 20002
(202) 671-0343
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Driving Directions:
64 New York Avenue is located at the intersection of Florida, New York and First Streets, NE. Metro: Take the red line to the Noma/Gallaudet University (previously called New York Avenue) metro stop. Walk west on N Street and turn right at 1st Street NE. Cross over New York Avenue. You will see a large clock tower with the number 64. Enter through the gate and walk toward the first entrance of the building.
There are three parking lots for attendees that charge between $9-12, regardless of duration. The two outside lots only accept cash payment. There is also street parking in the blocks adjacent to 64 NY Avenue, but be mindful of posted restrictions.
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